Now, the nice little game of adding eccentric corners to squares can be taken a little further, like so

 


Cut a rectangle (this is a charm square cut in half, so 2-1/2 by 5 inches, but any size that pleases you will be just fine. ) The mini-quilt used 9 charm squares and about 1/8s of black and white. These are Oakshott fabrics…


Add a light corner piece, (as before)  to the top right and the bottom left,



Press, trim to match the background, trim out the  excess background, as before. You need to be really consistent with the placements here for the best effect…



Do all the light corners first.
Then add a dark corner piece to the opposite two corners, and press, trim, and trim…
So far, so easy…
I made 18 of these for my mini-quilt.

 


Sew your blocks together in three rows of six – note how the wonky corners make a pattern…
Layer and quilt – I made lines of slight wibbliness in one direction
I added a black-and-white binding, and a little sleeve for hanging –


And here’s a detail from a quilt I made for Cottonopolis in 2017 – oddments of red were cut into rectangles and each was given two “star” points in black and white.  Instant border!

Next time – Floating  Stones… but meanwhile follow other improv techniques right here 

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